Bio-acoustic fish fence expected to be operational this fall
(Left to right) Andrew Porterfield, fisheries technician; Josh Tompkins, fisheries biologist; and Matt Combs, fisheries biologist; Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, move into position to electro fish for Asian Carp on the Cumberland River along the shoreline below Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Ky., July 30, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Geological Survey and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency are collaborating on the deployment of a bio-acoustic fish fence on the downstream side of Barkley Lock as part of a test of this sound deterrent to reduce the use of the locks by Asian Carp.

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